The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday's programme...

    Dec 22. Carl will be spending some quality time at home for the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, Eamonn continues to pace the selections - and himself - during these early stages of his marathon Christmas run.

    Tonight, we'll hear a sample from a new CD of Schumann string quartets; recent Chick Corea; folk duo The Hut People; part of a cello sonata by Charles Alkan; Kate Bush, from "Directors' Cut"; the ambient electric guitar of Eivind Aarset (pictured, © Salvatore Bosco); 2 new seasonal recordings by Irish artists (see Blue Tunes below) including one from Caitriona O'Leary with Tom Jones and Rosanne Cash; folk artist Jackson C. Frank; jazz musician/composer/bandleader Sean Jones; and a reduction of Stravinsky's "The Rite Of Spring" for two piano-players. Please note: a slightly delayed commencement anticpated tonight - start-time of no later  than 10:10pm...

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 20 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    "The Wexord Carols" - Caitriona O'Leary et al, and Chamber Choir Ireland: December 22nd - 28th

    Two new Irish releases are under the Christmas Week spotlight; Traditional Carols from the Old and New World by Chamber Choir Ireland (directed by Paul Hillier); and Heresy Records' "The Wexford Carols" - Dulra's Caitriona O'Leary joined by Tom Jones, Roseanne Cash and Rhiannon Giddens for this Joe Henry production. Blue guarantees an eclectic, cool Yule...

     

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 23:42
      Title: Track 04
      Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne
      Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: When I Look In Your Eyes
      Performer(s): L Bricusse
      Performer(s): L Bricusse
      Duration: 7:03
    • 23:55
      Title: Violin Sonata No.5 "La Stella"
      Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:02
      Title: North Circular
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Duration: 1:26
    • 00:28
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:32
      Title: Track 11
      Performer(s): Badalamenti, Angelo / Lynch, David
      Performer(s): Badalamenti, Angelo / Lynch, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Motet - Singet Dem Herrn
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:43
      Title: Cutting The Chord
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:48
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:51
      Title: Goodbye
      Performer(s): Shields, Kevin
      Performer(s): Shields, Kevin
      Duration: 2:47

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